Opinion

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A subculture evolving: Women in metal speak out

Women do now represent a sizable chunk of the metal scene - meaning that the genre is expanding and becoming more diverse.

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Today in labor history … Emma Goldman, IWW, anti-racism and more

Women's rights activist and anarchist Emma Goldman was born in Lithuania. She came to the United States when she was 17.

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Republicans show they don’t care about Women’s Health Week

The theme of this year's Women's Health Week is "It's Your Time." The aim is to empower women "to make their health a top priority."

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Overlooked and looked over: women veterans tell their story

Women veterans are sharing their experiences in a powerful and eye opening exhibit at the National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago, now through Memorial Day.

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War on women extends to workplaces

There are disturbing trends regarding war on women and the workplace, especially public sevtor workers, including teachers, and hotel and hospitality workers in the private sector.

Women deserve factual medical information, even about abortion care

Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.

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Celebrating the life of Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune's commitment to the advancement of black women and indeed all women makes her a true American hero.

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Birth control is not attack on religion

The Obama administration made the right move when it mandated that all employers be required to offer free family planning services to women through their insurance plans.

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Komen vs. Planned Parenthood: another attack on women

It's disturbing that the Komen Foundation has bowed to the Republican right in pulling its funding for Planned Parenthood's breast cancer prevention services.

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Bread and Roses struggle continues

This morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the local high school Girl's Ensemble was scheduled to sing "The Internationale" at City Hall.

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